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Thomas Ford Clerke Esq. (bef. 1847 - 1892)

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Thomas Ford Clerke Esq.
Born before [location unknown]
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married 20 Feb 1862 in Inverness, Inverness-shire, Scotlandmap
Died in Victoria, Australiamap
Profile last modified 1 Mar 2019
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His first marriage was to Eliza Mackenzie, 20 Feb 1862 in Inverness, Scotland [1] She appears on birth records simply as Eliza[2], However another record says they married 21 December 1861 in "Richmond, by the Rev. C. T. Perks, Thomas Ford Clerke, Esq., of the General Post-office, to Eliza, daughter of Eneas Mackenzie, Esq., Chief Secretary's Office."[3] In both cases her father was stated to be Eneas Mackenzie, Esq. She died 29 July 1877 after the birth of George.

His second marriage, 4 January 1897 at St. Jude's Church, Carlton was to Elizabeth Annie Bland, daughter of John Bland, Esq., late of Gippsland[4]

He served for forty years in the postal service including time as the Inspector of the Dead Letter Office. He died of influenza[5]


  1. "British Newspaper Archive, Family Notices," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 17 July 2018), Esq Thomas Ford Clerke and Eliza, Inverness, Inverness-shire, Scotland, United Kingdom; records extracted FamilySearch and images digitized by FindMyPast; citing Inverness, Inverness-shire, Scotland, United Kingdom, 20 Feb 1862, The British Newspaper Archive, Ireland; FHL microfilm .
  2. Australia Births and Baptisms, 1792-1981
  3. Browse The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Tue 24 Dec 1861 Page 4 Family Notices [1]
  4. The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Sat 1 Feb 1879 Page 1 Family Notices [2]
  5. Obituary: The Herald (Melbourne, Vic. : 1861 - 1954) Fri 5 Feb 1892 Page 2 TOPICS OF THE DAY. [3]

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